Clinton on Al Qaeda


The weekend's hottest interview saw Chris Wallace interviewing Bill Clinton on Fox News Channel and asking whether the former president, 'Did you do enough to connect the dots and go after Al Qaida?"

Clinton's angry reply:

"That's the difference in me and some, including all of the right-wingers who are attacking me now," Clinton said in the interview. "They ridiculed me for trying. They had eight months to try, they did not try."…
Clinton said he "worked hard" to try to kill bin Laden.

"We contracted with people to kill him. I got closer to killing him than anybody's gotten since," he said.

He told Wallace, "And you got that little smirk on your face and you think you're so clever, but I had responsibility for trying to protect this country. I tried and I failed to get bin Laden. I regret it, but I did try and I did everything I thought I responsibly could."

More here.

Clinton wags fingers at Wallace here.
Whole interview here.